S1 E19
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Season 1  "A System on Trial"  1x19

Aired 6 years ago - Apr 12, 2016

Stew is worried that Dean Sr.'s anger problems will hurt his case, but Dean Sr. insists there's no problem at all. Dean says there's only one surefire way to find out what the people really think: they take it to the masses for some good old-fashioned focus group testing. Before long, the entire family gets caught up in the feedback of how they are perceived by others.

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Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 1
Uh, you know what? It never hurts...
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A collection of completely average strangers
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to get us from "not sure" to definitely sure?
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I don't know, will they?
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I can feel it.
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nothin' on their minds.
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Yeah, yeah.
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- Mm-hmm. - Well, I love that about you,
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Seems like the simplest,
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 10
Wow. Okay, I understand
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 11
Behind every big decision in my life,
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 12
Yeah, we need the room. Do you mind?
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'Cause you may hear some things about your father,
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 14
and that you're going to then make the necessary adjustments.
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that you might have.
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Could you please, uh, state your name for the record?
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hearing Stewart? Could you speak up a little bit?
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- Objection! - No, Todd, you can't... That's not...
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 19
Is that better?
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 20
Hey! What are
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 21
How 'bout that?
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 22
I just didn't really buy that he was a lawyer.
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 23
Hey.
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 24
I seem lawyerly to you, right?
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 25
Okay. Uh, what is it?
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 26
No, you can't just pick and choose the notes
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 27
we know exactly who you are.
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 28
Damn right you will. And so will we.
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 29
Oh, that sounds like something.
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 30
What if I told you...
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 31
(scraping)
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 32
Oh. I, uh... You know, my left eye
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 33
- like Dean. Just, you know, parts. - Uh-huh.
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 34
Yeah, thanks for noticing. Nobody at school did.
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Well, it's a... slippery slope.
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 36
You know, you're not so good at taking criticism.
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 37
It's not what's coming across, apparently.
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- And we know they're never wrong. - We do?
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you tested pretty high with that focus group in there.
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 40
do whatever.
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You would believe a couple of strangers
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 42
I always thought the people could never be wrong.
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Turns out six people in a mall
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You're taking the note, aren't you?
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where we listen to them and we just take what we need?
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- That's correct. - Well, then, sir,
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What?
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No, I just, uh, woke up one morning and thought, "Why not?"
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- I'll call you back. - No, she won't, no, she will not.
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They may be, Ethan. They may be.

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A collection of completely average strangers
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to get us from "not sure" to definitely sure?
#3
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I don't know, will they?
#4
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I can feel it.
#5
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nothin' on their minds.
#6
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Yeah, yeah.
#7
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- Mm-hmm. - Well, I love that about you,
#8
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Seems like the simplest,
#9
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 10
Wow. Okay, I understand
#10
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 11
Behind every big decision in my life,
#11
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 12
Yeah, we need the room. Do you mind?
#12
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 13
'Cause you may hear some things about your father,
#13
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 14
and that you're going to then make the necessary adjustments.
#14
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that you might have.
#15
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Could you please, uh, state your name for the record?
#16
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hearing Stewart? Could you speak up a little bit?
#17
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- Objection! - No, Todd, you can't... That's not...
#18
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Is that better?
#19
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Hey! What are
#20
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How 'bout that?
#21
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I just didn't really buy that he was a lawyer.
#22
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Hey.
#23
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I seem lawyerly to you, right?
#24
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Okay. Uh, what is it?
#25
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No, you can't just pick and choose the notes
#26
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we know exactly who you are.
#27
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Damn right you will. And so will we.
#28
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Oh, that sounds like something.
#29
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What if I told you...
#30
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(scraping)
#31
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Oh. I, uh... You know, my left eye
#32
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- like Dean. Just, you know, parts. - Uh-huh.
#33
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Yeah, thanks for noticing. Nobody at school did.
#34
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Well, it's a... slippery slope.
#35
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You know, you're not so good at taking criticism.
#36
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It's not what's coming across, apparently.
#37
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- And we know they're never wrong. - We do?
#38
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you tested pretty high with that focus group in there.
#39
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do whatever.
#40
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You would believe a couple of strangers
#41
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I always thought the people could never be wrong.
#42
Recap of The Grinder Season 1 Episode 19 (S01E19) - 43
Turns out six people in a mall
#43
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You're taking the note, aren't you?
#44
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where we listen to them and we just take what we need?
#45
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- That's correct. - Well, then, sir,
#46
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What?
#47
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No, I just, uh, woke up one morning and thought, "Why not?"
#48
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- I'll call you back. - No, she won't, no, she will not.
#49
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They may be, Ethan. They may be.
#50